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Case File 1324DMUK


Henryk Borynski
Missing since July 13, 1953 from Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
Classification: Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Father Borynski was a Roman Catholic priest and chaplain to a 1,500 member community of mostly Polish exiles in the City of Bradford. He was a well known anticommunist who routinely gave speeches and sermons rallying against the communism, particularly the communist controlled government in Poland.
Shortly before 19.00 on July 13, 1953, he received a telephone call at his rectory in Little Horton Lane where he lived. His housekeeper who answered the phone, described the caller as having a Polish accent. Father Borynski spoke briefly to the caller in hushed tones, then picked up his hat and coat and left. He was last seen standing on a street corner as if waiting for someone. That was the last confirmed sighting of him. He left behind all his belongings.
Father Borynski was declared dead in 1959.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

West Yorkshire Police Department
0845 6060606

Source Information:
This is Bradford
BBC News

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